Earn your Associates degree in Radiologic Science at Holy Family University

Radiologic Science, A.S.R.S.

The Associate of Science in Radiologic Science (ASRS) Degree Program is a 20-month curriculum designed to prepare students for practice in the health specialty of radiography. The degree lays the foundation for future study in the Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science (BSRS) degree program.

Program Overview

Holy Family University graduates have high success rates passing the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Examination in Radiography. With the ASRS degree and certification by the ARRT, graduates can work in a variety of healthcare settings throughout the United States as certified radiographers. Qualified radiographers are needed in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, public-health facilities, mobile x-ray companies, and industry.


Program Details

Radiographers operate x-ray equipment to create images of tissues, bones, organs, and blood vessels within the human body. The images created by the radiographer are then interpreted and a diagnosis is made by a radiologist, a physician who specializes in interpreting and diagnosing radiographic images.

Clinical courses, begin in the first semester, complement classroom learning, and help students prepare for entry-level practice. Clinical experience includes rotations in community hospitals, medical centers, and healthcare facilities, allowing students to develop clinical skills in a wide variety of healthcare settings that meet the needs of diverse populations.

Career Paths

Students who earn an associate degree in Radiologic Science may explore the following career opportunities:

  • CT technologist
  • Limited scope X-ray machine operator
  • MRI technologist
  • Nuclear medicine technologist
  • Radiographer
  • Radiologic technologist (also known as Rad tech or RT)
  • Sonographer (also known as Ultrasound technologist or technician)

Tuition & Fees

Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Associate of Science
Program Type
  • Major
Program Location
  • Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia

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